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Once every generation or so, a device gets to make this same proclamation: first to get a new processor, first to get more RAM, first to get a better camera. This generation, one of the key features appears to be screen resolution and, at least in North America, the HTC Droid DNA claims the prize of “first” device with a 1080p display.
Of course, the Droid DNA is not just another pretty face. It packs a definite punch with its quad-core processor and heaps of RAM, and though those things have become quite . . . READ ON »
CyanogenMod now comes with pie. Not cherry pie or apple pie, but it now features gesture controls similar to what’s found in Paranoid Android. That story and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news, is an article about configuring ADB and compiling from source on Fedora KDE.
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer Steve gives us an App Shootout of the Facebook app for the different mobile operating systems, XDA Developer TV Producer . . . READ ON »
The great philosopher Steven Perry once said that you could get something, any way you want it. That’s the way you need it, any way you want it. All night, all night, every night. So hold tight, hold tight. So if you like checking the weather forecast on your home screen, have we got a solution for you!
XDA Senior Member astoncheah has a widget program that can help you get the weather the way, any way, you want it. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews C Widget. TK shows off the application and gives his . . . READ ON »
When we last left off, XDA Developer TV Producer Kevin showed us some Intermediate level uses of Tasker. And before that he showed us the Basics of Tasker. Many viewers have asked for even more options on what you can do with Tasker and had some questions about different uses of Tasker.
In this part of the series, Kevin shows how to set up a bunch of different triggers to help you get a feel for how to optimize your use of Tasker. So check out all three videos in this Tasker series, and make your phone work . . . READ ON »
Some people say that the real difference between Windows Phone handsets, Android handsets, and iPhones are the apps. We at XDA know this isn’t true; there are hardware differences. However, how different are the apps? Are they the same? Are they completely different? Do they even have the same functionality?
In this episode, XDA Developer TV Producer Steve shows you the native Facebook apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. He shows you how they look, and talks about the differences (if any) between the apps. So if you ever wondered what the difference was, check this video out.
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The Android on Bada project is advancing nicely, and you can share large files with SuperBeam. Those stories and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is the article about the UK market version of Swappa.
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer Kevin gives us part two of his Tasker series, and XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce released another video in his Careers in Android series talking about great programmers. Pull . . . READ ON »
What’s the difference between a standard programmer and a programmer who drives a fancy car? Is it about the number of coding languages you know? Probably Not. What about your expensive degree? Maybe. Does it have to with your problem solving skills? Perhaps. In this episode, XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce interviews developers and people from the programming world to answer these questions. Interviews include Alan Paulin a Software Engineer from Google, Jorge Castro a Software Engineer from Ubuntu, the President of Berteig Consulting Mishkin Berteig, David Janzen Associate Professor at Cal Poly, and Tumblr Android engineer Chris . . . READ ON »
When we last left off, XDA Developer TV Producer Kevin showed us the Basis of Tasker. He showed you how to set up triggers based on what applications you open and close. But there is still a lot more that you can do with the simple-looking Tasker. Looks can be deceiving.
Kevin shows how to set up two location-based triggers to help you get a feel for how to use Tasker. So if you want your WiFi to turn on when you get home, or turn off when you get to work, or any other possibilities, check out this . . . READ ON »
XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler has updated CASUAL for the Verizon Galaxy Note II and the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III. That story and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is the article about the deodexing and odexing converter.
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer Steve gives his explanation for switching Back to Android, XDA Developer TV Producer AdamOutler gives his thoughts of Google I/O, and XDA Developer TV Producer . . . READ ON »
If you listen to the main stream media, the mobile world—especially Android—is as insecure and a 3-digit bicycle chain lock. All it takes is someone getting a hold of your phone, and you become the next of many identity theft victims. While it may not be as bad as they say, it is still possible.
XDA Recognized Developer Decad3nce has an app can help you protect yourself and allow you to control your device remotely via SMS. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews aeGis. TK shows off the application and gives his thoughts, so check out . . . READ ON »
If you were one of the lucky ones who got a ticket to attend Google I/O 2013, congratulations. However, if you are one of the many who encountered problems or didn’t get a ticket in the 50 minutes before they sold out, don’t worry. There is a lot of speculation about what is going to happen at Google I/O.
In this video, XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler gives his take on the rumors surrounding the event. Will there by a Nexus 5? What about Android 5.0? What will happen to the Nexus Q? AdamOutler tells you what he believes is . . . READ ON »
If you’ve seen XDA Developer TV Producer Steve’s last couple of videos, than you know he’s been using Windows Phone. He reviewed an app for Windows Phone for Google Music called CloudMuzik, and then he reviewed an e-reader called Freda.
However, his satisfaction with Windows Phone has waned, and he is switching back to Android. Steve takes the time to explain why Windows Phone is not the operating system for him. He shares his frustration and quirks he experienced with Windows Phone. Check this video out.
XDA-Developers has added a forum for the Samsung Galaxy S 4. That story and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is an all-in-one-toolkit for the HTC One. Jordan also talks about the Android powered RC car..
Jordan then talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer azrienoch gives his thoughts on the whole SIM unlocking debacle and XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce released an video talking about how to approach designing Android apps. . . . READ ON »